Johnson City, TN. (February 22, 2019) — McAlister's Delis in the Tri-Cities donated $1,700 to Niswonger Children's Hospital in Johnson City, TN, during the hospital's annual Radiothon Fundraiser.
McAlister's participated in the radiothon fundraiser on February 19th, donating ten percent of the day’s sales from its Bristol, Johnson City, and Kingsport locations to Niswonger Children’s Hospital. WTFM broadcasted the event onsite at the new Bristol location on Euclid Avenue.
Niswonger Children's Hospital is a vital regional charity that provides state-of-the-art care for children in a family-centered environment. Thanks to guest participation, McAlister's was able to donate nearly twice what it donated to the hospital in 2018.
Learn more about Niswonger Children's Hospital here.
Alcoa, TN. (February 4, 2019) — This February, Alcoa participated in Blount County's scavenger hunt for the One-Book Blitz, a county-wide initiative across all K-5 schools in Blount County, Alcoa, and Maryville that aims to foster a joy of reading. The book for this year's event was Mr. Popper's Penguins.
Deanna, a team member at McAlister's Alcoa, was featured in the kick-off video for the One Book Blitz, and a little penguin even nestled in the McAlister's "M" as a clue during the event's scavenger hunt.
Watch the One-Book Blitz opening video here.